Here are the instructions on how to create xml objects and then reuse them in a different schema.

  1. Create your object that you want to reuse in a schema
  2. In the properties of the object, type in objectType in the Data Structure Type
  3. Create your ’real’ schema and in the Schema node’s properties, click the elipse on Imports and browse to the schema defined in Step 1
  4. Create the real object and in the Data Structure Type, choose the complex type that was created in Step 2